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Carrying on the tradition of Arkansas limestone

With a history dating back to the 1800s, the Ozark Southern Stone quarry in Beaver, AR, has produced limestone for classic structures in the area and continues to supply current projects across the U.S.
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Established in 1883 as Eureka Stone Co., the Ozark Southern Stone quarry in Beaver, AR, is rich in history.


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Promoting the treasures of Sicily

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A recent trip organized by the the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago introduced a group of fabricators, architects and designers to Consortium Lapis and the products of its member companies in the Trapani region of Sicily


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Quarrying Perlato marble for 125 years

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Now a third-generation operation, Levante & Co. has been quarrying Perlato marble since the company’s beginning in 1887


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Continuing to produce a traditional material

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While the use of Rosso Sicilia marble dates back millions of years, company’s such as Group Pellegrino Import-Export srl maintain its presence on the market by still extracting and processing it


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Indian government body to take an "iron hand" to illegal granite quarrying in Madurai

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The government crackdown on illegal quarrying in the Madurai region of India remains ongoing, and according to a report in the Business Standard, the Tamil Nadu government has told Madras High Court that it was dealing with illegal granite quarrying "with an iron hand."


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Jura limestone identifies Asia Society Texas Center

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After years of planning, the Asia Society Texas Center finally has a strong presence in Houston’s museum district with a new home featuring German limestone


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Levantina strengthens its commitment to Brazilian granite

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Levantina Brazil has strived to be one of the world’s leading stone suppliers through investments, customer service and advanced technology, and it has continually upgraded its operations in Brazil


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PRP Granite Exports partner reveals payoffs to government officials

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According to IBNLive.com, an Indian news source that works in conjunction with CNN, PRP Exports shareholder P. Palanichamy has named several former ministers, Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and government officials in the illegal mining "mafia" in the region.


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PRP exports is shut down after allegations of illegal quarrying in India

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A recent report in the Times of India indicates that police have arrested 23 people in four different granite firms for large-scale illegal quarrying in Madurai district, and PRP Exports, one of the largest stone producers in India -- and the world -- has been shut down by government officials.


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Antolini Luigi event will be among highlights at SFA Mega Worshop in Nashville

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Attendees at this year’s Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) Mega Workshop in Nashville, TN — scheduled for October 10 to 12 — will have the opportunity to attend a presentation by the industry’s leading supplier and processor of natural stone, Antolini Luigi of Verona, Italy.


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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